Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Girl, 14, escapes during Hackenthorpe abduction attempt

A teenage girl fled from a man who tried to abduct her while she was walking home in Sheffield, police said.

The 14-year-old said she was approached by a man in a maroon-coloured car on Birley Spa Lane on Saturday evening.

The man, described as Asian and aged between 48 and 50, tried to drag her into the car.

She told officers she pulled free and fled during the incident close to the Golden Plover pub at Hackenthorpe.

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